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LGBTQ Sports History I

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  • Q1

    Founded by Tom Wadell, it was the landmark in the history of LGBTQ+ participation in sports.

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    1982 Queer Games

    1982 Gay Games

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  • Q2

    In what year did the Women's Sports Foundation initiate the Project to Eliminate Homophobia in Sport?

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    1999

    2000

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  • Q3

    ​Olympic and World Cup Champion USA soccer player Megan Rapinoe publicly came out as a lesbian in 2012.

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  • Q4

    Who was the first openly gay American footballer to be drafted into the NFL?

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    Michael Sam

    Michael Smith

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  • Q5

    In which event did John Curry, the first openly gay figure skater from Great Britain, win Olympic gold?

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    1976 Summer Olympics

    1976 Winter Olympics

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  • Q6

    Who was considered the first openly gay athlete to compete at a modern Olympic Games?

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    Robert Dover

    Robert Denver

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  • Q7

    ​Who was the female athlete to emerge as gay due to a lawsuit in 1981?

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    Billie Jean King

    Martina Navratilova

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  • Q8

    Transgender tennis player Renee Richards won a lawsuit for gender discrimination against the US Tennis Association when they barred her from competing as a female player in the 1976 US Open.

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  • Q9

    It is a committee that mandated gender testing for all female competitors participating in the Olympics in 1968.

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    International Olympic Committee

    World Olympic Committee

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  • Q10

    In what year did the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ends gender testing?

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    2000

    1999

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